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Akamagwuna FC, Ntloko P, Edegbene AO and Odume ON (2021) Are Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera and Trichoptera traits reliable indicators of  semi-urban pollution in the Tsitsa River, Eastern Cape Province of SA? Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 193:309.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-021-09093-z.

Alex N, Nalwanga F, Mugume I, Ogwang BA and Wasswa P. (2021). A community perspective of flood occurrence and weather forecasting over Kampala City. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 15(5), 188-201.

Chapman RA, Midgley GF and Smart K (2021) Diverse trends in observed pan evaporation in South Africa suggest multiple interacting drivers. South African Journal of Science, 117 (7/8). https://doi.org/10.17159/ sajs.2021/7900

Choruma DJ, Balkovic J, Pietsch SA and Odume ON (2021) Using EPIC to simulate the effects of different irrigation and fertilizer levels on maize yield in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Agricultural Water Management, 254: 106974.

Choruma DJ, Choruma SD and Pasirayi RM (2021) Catch them young: Knowledge and awareness levels of HIV and AIDS transmission among high school students in Harare, Zimbabwe. African Journal of AIDS Research, 20 (3), 224-231. https://doi.org/10.2989/16085906.2021.1979060

Edegbene AO, Adam MB, Gambo J, Osimen EC, Ikomi RB, Ogidiaka E, Omovoh GO and Akamagwuna FC (2021) Searching for indicator macroinvertebrate traits in an Afrotropical riverine system: implication for ecosystem biomonitoring and sustainability. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 193, 711. https://doi:10.1007/s10661-021-09450-y.

Edegbene AO, Odume ON, Arimoro FO and Keke UN (2021) Identifying and classifying macroinvertebrate indicator signature traits and ecological preferences along urban pollution gradient in the Niger Delta. Ecological Indicator 281: 117076.

Edegbene AO, Arimoro FO, Odume ON, Ogidiaka E and Keke UN (2021) Can macroinvertebrates be explored and applied in biomonitoring of riverine systems draining forested catchments? Frontiers in Water 3, 12 2021  https://doi.org/10.3389/frwa.2021.607556.

Feio MJ, Hughes RM, Calisto M, Nichols SJ, Odume ON, Yates AG et. al. (2021) The biological assessment and rehabilitation of the world’s river: an overview. Water 13, 371.

Fry A, Libala N, Ralekhetla M, Weaver M, Mti N, Ntshangase, Mtati N and Palmer CG (2021) Learning to listen and speak together, incremental steps to enabling more meaningful participatory land and water governance in the Tsitsa River Catchment, Eastern Cape. Environmental Education Association of South Africa.

Gwapedza D, Hughes DA, Slaughter AR and Mantel SK (2021) Temporal influences of vegetation cover (C) Dynamism on MUSLE sediment yield estimates NDVI Evaluation. Water, 13, 2707. https://doi.org/10.3390/w13192707.

Gwapedza D, Nyamela N, Hughes DA, Slaughter AR, Mantel SK and van der Waal B (2021) Prediction of sediment yield of the Inxu River catchment (South Africa) using the MUSLE. International Soil and Water Conservation Research, 9 (1), 37-48.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iswcr.2020.10.003

Gwate O, Mantel SK, Gibson LA, Munch Z, Gusha B and Palmer AR (2021) The effects of Acacia mearnsii (black wattle) on soil chemistry and grass biomass production in a South African semi-arid rangeland: implications for rangeland rehabilitation. African Journal of Range & Forage Science, 38(4), 270-280 DOI: 10.2989/10220119.2021.1875048

Hughes DA and Farinosi F (2021) Unpacking some of the linkages between uncertainties in observational data and the simulation of different hydrological processes using the Pitman model in the data scarce Zambezi River basin. Hydrological Processes, 35 (4) https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.14141.

Itzkin A, Scholes M, Clifford-Holmes JK, Rowntree K, van der Waal B and Coetzer K (2021) A Social- Ecological Systems Understanding of Drivers of Degradation in the Tsitsa River Catchment to Inform Sustainable Land Management. Sustainability13, 516. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13020516.

Kabuya PM, Hughes DA, Tshimanga RM, Trigg MA, Bates P (2021) Constraining simulation uncertainties for improved water resources estimation in the Congo River Basin. Advances in Water Resources, 159, 104093. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2021.104093.

Keke UN, Arimoro FO Ayanwale AV, Odume ON and Edegbene FO (2021) Weak relationships among macroinvertebrates beta diversity (β), river status, and environmental correlates in a tropical biodiversity hotspot. Ecological Indicators 129: 107868

Klaassen R, Kothuis B and Slinger J (2021) Engineering roles in Building with Nature interdisciplinary design: Educational experiences. Research in Urbanism Series, 7, 73-98. https://doi.org/10.47982/rius.7.129

Libala N, Odume ON and Palmer CG (2021). The evaluation of biological indices to assess the condition of hillslope seep wetlands in the Tsitsa River Catchment, South Africa. PLOS ONE 16 (5): e0251370.

Lodenkemper L, Rowntree K, Hughes DA and Slaughter A (2021) Integrating Sediment (dis) Connectivity into a Sediment Yield Model for Semi-Arid Catchments. Land, 10, 1204. https://doi.org/10.3390/land10111204

Maasri A, Jähnig SC, Adamescu MC, Adrian R, Baigun C, Baird D, Batista-Morales A, Bonada N, Brown  LE, Cai Q, Odume ON et.al. (2021) A Global Agenda for Advancing Freshwater Biodiversity Research. Ecology Letters, 25 (2). DOI: 10.22541/au.161640764.49902060/v1

Makungu E and Hughes DA (2021) Understanding and modelling the effects of wetland on the hydrology and water resources of large African river basins. Journal of Hydrology, 603: 127039 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.127039.

Nolte A, Eley M, Schoniger M, Gwapedza D, Tanner JL, Mantel SK and Scheihing K (2021) Hydrological modelling for assessing spatio-temporal groundwater recharge variations in the water-stressed Amathole Water Supply System, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Hydrological Processes 35, 14264. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.14264

Nsabagwa M, Mwije A, Nimusiima A, Odongo RI, Ogwang BA, Wasswa P, Mugume I, Basalirwa C, Nalwanga F and Kakuru R et al. (2021) Examining the Ability of Communities to Cope with Food Insecurity due to Climate Change. Sustainability 13, 11047.

Nolte A, Eley M, Schoniger M, Gwapedza D, Tanner J, Mantel SK and Sceihing (2021) Hydrological modelling for assessing spatio-temporal groundwater recharge variations in the water stressed Amathole Water Supply System, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Hydrological Processes 35(6), 1-17.

Ntloko P, Palmer CG, Akamagwuna FC and Odume ON (2021) Exploring Macroinvertebrates Ecological Preferences and Trait- Based Indicators of Suspended Fine Sediment Effects in the Tsitsa River and Its Tributaries, Eastern Cape, SA. Water 13, 798. https://doi.org/10.3390/w13060798.

Mugume I, Semyalo R, Wasswa P, NgailoT, Odongo RI, Lunyoro J and Tao S (2021) Community views on water demands under a changing climate: The case of River Mpanga Water Catchment, Western Uganda. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 15(9), 371-378.

Odume ON, Amaka-Otchere ABK, Onyima BN, Aziz F Kushitor B and Thiam S (2021) Pathways, contextual and cross-scale dynamics of science-policy-society interactions in transdisciplinary research in African cities. Environmental Science and Policy 125: 116 -125.

Ojara MA, Yunsheng L, Babaousmail H and Wasswa P (2021) Trends and zonal variability of extreme rainfall events over East Africa during 1960–2017. Natural Hazards, 1-29.

Owusu A, Mul M, van der Zaag P and Slinger J (2021) The clam and the dam. A Bayesian belief network approach to environmental flow assessment in a data scarce region. Science of the Total Environment, 151315. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.151315

Palmer AR, Munch Z and Vermeulen L (2021) Modelling catchment-scale evapotranspiration and net primary production in sub-humid African grasslands: towards understanding carbon and water trade-offs in communal rangelands. Proceedings of the Joint Congress of the International Grassland Congress and the International Rangeland Congress, Mombasa, Kenya. 26-29 October 2021.

Selebalo I, Scholes M and Clifford-Holmes JK (2021) A systemic analysis of the environmental impacts of gold mining within the Blyde River Catchment, a strategic water area of South Africa. Water, 13, 301.https://doi.org/10.3390/w13030301.

Slinger J, Stive M and Luijendijk A (2021) Nature-based solutions for coastal engineering and management. Water 2021, 13, 976. https://doi.org/10.3390/w13070976

Taljaard S, Slinger J, Arabi S, Weerts S and Vreugdenhil H (2021) The natural environment in port planning and management: a “green handbrake” or an equal partner? Ocean and Coastal Management 199, 1 January 2021, 105390. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2020.105390

Thiam S, Aziz F, Kushitor SB, Amaka-Otchere ABK, Onyima BN and Odume ON (2021) Analysing the contributions of transdisciplinary research to the global sustainability agenda in African cities. Sustainability Science, 16, 1923-1944 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-021-01042-6.

Tramblay Y, Rouché N, Paturel J-E, Mahé G, Boyer JF, Amoussou E, Bodian A, Dacosta H, Dakhlaoui H, Dezetter A, Hughes DA, Hanich L, Peugeot C, Tshimanga R and Lachassagne P (2021) ADHI: the African Database of Hydrometric Indices (1950–2018). Earth System Science Data, 13, 1547–1560, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-1547-2021.

Tramblay Y, Villarini G, El Khalki EM, Grundermann G and Hughes DA (2021) Evaluation of the Drivers Responsible for Flooding in Africa. Water Resources Research, 57 (6) https://doi.org/10.1029/2021WR029595.

Vos HC, Fister W, Von Holdt JR, Eckard FD, Palmer AR and Kuhn NJ (2021) Assessing the PM10 emission potential of sandy, dryland soils in South Africa using the PI-SWERL.  Aeolian Research, 53, 100747. doi.org/10.1016/j.aeolia.2021.100747.

Vermeulen LM, Munch Z, Palmer AR (2021) Fractional vegetation cover estimation in southern African rangelands using spectral mixture analysis and Google Earth Engine. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 182, 105980.

Wasswa P, Tanner JL, Sabiiti G, Ojara M, Okal H, Kato P and Namulindwa H (2021) An Investigation on Spatiotemporal Variability of Drought Events under Different Climate Change Scenarios, Case Study: Rakai District. Preprints, 2021080483 https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202108.0483.v1


Edegbene, A. O., Akamagwuna, F. C., Arimoro, F. O., Akumabor, E. C., & Kaine, E. A. (2022). Effects of urban-agricultural land-use on Afrotropical macroinvertebrate functional feeding groups in selected rivers in the Niger Delta Region, Nigeria. Hydrobiologia. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-022-05034-0 

Edegbene, A. O., Akamagwuna, F. C., Odume, O. N., Arimoro, F. O., Edegbene Ovie, T. T., Akumabor, E. C., Ogidiaka, E., Kaine, E. A., & Nwaka, K. H. (2022). A Macroinvertebrate-Based Multimetric Index for Assessing Ecological Condition of Forested Stream Sites Draining Nigerian Urbanizing Landscapes. Sustainability, 14(18), 11289. https://doi.org/10.3390/su141811289 

Feio, M. J., Hughes, R. M., Serra, S. R. Q., Nichols, S. J., Kefford, B. J., Lintermans, M., Robinson, W., Odume, O. N., Callisto, M., Macedo, D. R., Harding, J. S., Yates, A. G., Monk, W., Nakamura, K., Mori, T., Sueyoshi, M., Mercado-Silva, N., Chen, K., … Sharma, S. (2022). Fish and macroinvertebrate assemblages reveal extensive degradation of the world’s rivers. Global Change Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16439 

Fikadu, T., Teferi, E., Dubale, B., Gusha, B., Mantel, S. K., Tanner, J., Palmer, C. G. (Tally), Woldu, Z., Alamirew, T., & Zeleke, G. (2022). Implications of Watershed Management Practices on Water Availability Using Hydrus-1D Model in the Aba Gerima Watershed, Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia. Water, 14(19), 3095. https://doi.org/10.3390/w14193095 

Libala, N., Griffin, N., Nyingwa, A., & Dini, J. (2022). Freshwater ecosystems and interactions with the SDG 2030 Agenda: Implications for SDG implementation in South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 47(3), 353–368. https://doi.org/10.2989/16085914.2022.2109574 

Vermeulen-Miltz, E., Clifford-Holmes, J. K., Snow, B., & Lombard, A. T. (2022). Exploring the Impacts of COVID-19 on Coastal Tourism to Inform Recovery Strategies in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa. Systems, 10(4), 120. https://doi.org/10.3390/systems10040120 



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